Lloydsman tug

matthew lowe
11th November 2008, 10:40
HI all, I am looking for info, pic, any help on the Lloydsman tug. I am a r/c model boater and at present building a model of the Llydsman as well as a crash tender.

So if you have anything that may help please let me know

many thanks

Matthew(Thumb)

non descript
11th November 2008, 10:47
Matthew, a warm welcome to you. Thank you for joining the community and a quick search using Lloydsman (on both the Threads and the Gallery) will bring up a whole clutch of entries - if you need further help on how to use this, do just ask; enjoy the site and all it has to offer and we very much look forward to your postings. (Thumb)

ian d.cameron
11th November 2008, 10:50
Hi Matthew
Photos, info and model of her in the Gallery
https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/search.php?searchid=219081

billyboy
11th November 2008, 11:28
Welcome aboard from the Philippines. Enjoy all this great site has to offer. We have several good modelers aboard so you are in good company

K urgess
11th November 2008, 12:45
Welcome aboard, Matthew.
I see the crew have helped already with your query. I'm sure the modellers among them will be able to give you all the help you need.
Find your way around the ship and enjoy the voyage.

BillH
11th November 2008, 13:43
HI all, I am looking for info, pic, any help on the Lloydsman tug. I am a r/c model boater and at present building a model of the Llydsman as well as a crash tender.

So if you have anything that may help please let me know

many thanks

Matthew(Thumb)
Which LLOYDSMAN are you after? The salvage tug of the 1970's or the harbour tug currently operating on the Humber

This was the salvage tug

LLOYDSMAN
O.N. 342704. 2,040g. 307n. 1,988d. 264'8" x 48'1" x 24'3"
Two, 10-cyl. 4 S. C. S. A. (400 x 460mm) Pielstick type engines made by Crossley Premier Engines Ltd., Manchester, geared to a single shaft with a controllable pitch propeller. 16,000 BHP. 135 tons bollard pull. 18kts. Thwartship thrust propeller forward.
7.8.1970: Keel laid by Robb Caledon Shipbuilders Ltd., Leith (Yard No. 509) for United Towing Ltd.
16.2.1971: Launched.
16.9.1971: Completed.
20.2.1973: Sold to United Towing (Lloydsman) Ltd., (United Towing (Ocean Tugs) Ltd., managers), Hull.
17.3.1978: Owner restyled as United Towing (Hawkins) Ltd., (same managers), Hull.
3.10.1979: Sold to Oscelsing Pte. Ltd., (Selco (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., managers), Singapore, and renamed SALVISCOUNT.
1986: Transferred to Armco Pacific Investments Inc., (same managers), Singapore.
1988: Sold to Gadani Beach based shipbreakers.

bert thompson
11th November 2008, 17:35
Welcome to this great site
Best wishes
Bert.

Gulpers
11th November 2008, 21:55
Matthew,

A warm welcome to the site from the Isle of Anglesey.
I guarantee you will thoroughly enjoy the SN experience!
Since you share common interests with many of our members you will undoubtedly be exchanging messages before long. (Thumb)